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kayaking-box-canyon-01For world class whitewater and natural beauty the rivers of Northern California and Southern Oregon are among the best around. Leave your worries behind and drift down calm meandering waters or test your courage down roaring rapids. There is something for everyone on these majestic rivers.

There are a handful of exceptional whitewater rivers in northern California and southern Oregon. You will find the Klamath, Rogue, Trinity, Scott, Upper Sacramento , Owyhee and the Cal Salmon River just to name a few. All of these rivers are spectacular and have excellent whitewater to match all kayaking skill levels from novice to expert.

Along with the main white water rivers listed above there are many other rivers and creeks that are accessible and privately run by boaters and fisherman. Some of these are: the Upper and Lower McCloud Rivers, Battle Creek just east of Anderson, Clear Creek emerging from Whiskey Town Dam, the Smith River east of Crescent City and the Eel River through southern Humbolt County.

With all of these amazing rivers the northern California and southern Oregon region is a veritable smorgasbord of whitewater rafting and kayaking.


Whitewater Guide Services, Retail & Rentals

Klamath River Resort Inn - Happy Camp | Phone: 530-493-2735
The Fifth Season - Mount Shasta | Phone: 530-926-3606
Turtle River Rafting Company - Mount Shasta | Phone: 800-726-3223
- Bigfoot Rafting Company, Willow Creek, 1-800-722-2223
- North Coast Adventures Kayaking, Trinidad, 707 677-3124.
- Old Bridge Rafting & Guide, Lewiston, 530-778-3436
- Osprey Outdoors Kayak School, Mt. Shasta, 530-926-6310
- Osprey Outfitters, Somes Bar,  469-3399
- Redwoods & Rivers Rafting, Arcata, 1-800-429-0090
- River Dancers, Mt. Shasta, 800-926-5002
- Trinity River Rafting, Big Flat, 1-800 30-RIVER
- Wilderness Adventures, Piolet Hill, 1-800-323-RAFT(7238)

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Whitewater Businesses

Klamath River Resort Inn & Kayak Trips - Riverfront resort offers self-guided family friendly river rental trips from 1 to 7 hours on the warm summer waters of the Klamath River near Happy Camp, CA. Rates start at $20 per person. No experience necessary. Free shuttle included. Your car stays safely parked at our riverfront resort. www.klamathriverresortinn.com

The Fifth Season - Skiers, climbers, and snowboarders headquarters. As a North Face demo store, we offer a complete selection of the finest mountaineering and ski gear as well as the most current rental and demo equipment for Mt. Shasta adventures. Located in Mt. Shasta City. 530-926-3606 www.thefifthseason.com
Trinity River Adventures - based in Lewiston, CA on the banks of the beautiful Trinity River. Whether it's fly fishing for Steelhead and Trout or angling for that trophy King Salmon our guides are experienced in both conventional and fly fishing. Our boats are top of the line &  fully equipped with state of the art gear & top quality fishing tackle. 530-623-4179 www.trinityriveradventures.com